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Crime: How at risk are you?
Today, for the first time, BBC News, working with the Office for National Statistics, is providing you with a way of understanding your risk of being a victim of crime in England and Wales. If you...
Manufacturing jobs are returning to some places. But these jobs are different.
The United States has lost millions of factory jobs, but in the last few years, some have come back. Can more return?
The Trade in Plastic Waste
Plastic is ubiquitous in our everyday lives – so much that we cannot imagine living without it, nor see how dependent we have become on it. Plastic is in almost everything. Plastic production...
A Thought Thesaurus artwork is the visualisation of the structure of matter and how the motion within a molecular structure creates the forms we see. Feeling the energy and spin of all things...
Bears of Finland
An infographic map of the bears in Finland.
Public budgets visualized. Website & tool.
Democratic governments take 30%-50% of our income. Arguments about economics, politics and corruption occupy a large part of the public discourse. But shockingly - in the age of self-driving cars -...
The human fabric of the Facebook pyramid
In our previous research, we investigated different areas of the Facebook dispositif: algorithmic and human labor, the digital infrastructure behind the social network, and the exploitation of...
People, Language & Identity
The Shadow Peace - The Nuclear Threat
The Shadow Peace is a documentary series that asks thought-provoking questions about war, peace, and humanity using a unique form of cinematic data visualization. The first episode, "The Nuclear...
The rise of Islamic State in Southeast Asia
The attack by IS-related groups on the Philippine city of Marawi has highlighted the increasing presence of the militant group in Southeast Asia and has set alarm bells ringing.
Which cities are toughest to observe Ramadan in?
The Timing of Baby Making
In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy had just hit the Northeast US when the theories about "Sandy babies" started trickling in. As the story goes, whenever people are stuck in one place for a long time...
Same Stats, Different Graphs
Datasets which have the same statistical properties, yet produce dissimilar graphs, are an effective tool to demonstrate the importance of visualizing your data. Anscombe’s Quartet is the famous...
The Saudi Dynasty
Infographic showing the order of succession in the royal family of Saudi Arabia since Ibn Saud, founder of the country in 1932. The complexity of the royal family of Saudi Arabia was a challenge....
Visualizing Canada's Indian Residential Schools
Canada's Indian Residential School System was a network of boarding schools, industrial schools, and federal hostels created to remove indigenous children from their homes, their families, and...
People, Language & Identity
The Multibillion Euro Theft
Never before has the state lost so much money through tax trickery. How did the largest tax scandal in postwar German history come to pass? We have the details.
Which UK workers are most at risk of being replaced by robots?
About 30% of UK jobs will be potentially threatened in the coming years by innovations in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). Lower than that of the United States and Germany, respectively...
Social Media Trends 2017
This is a video we release every year to promote a study highlighting the 10 social media trends that will shape the year (and years) ahead. Past years the video was more infographic / motion...
The Hidden Sediment Reserve: Quantifying Potential Sediment Trapped Within the San Francisco Bay-Delta Watershed's Reservoirs
The following interactive visualization encourages the user to explore the sediment volumes trapped within California’s constellation of reservoirs. Sediment composes the material infrastructure...
Our Future, Together
Just as explorers use a compass and architects a blueprint, demographers use pyramid charts to read the tea leaves: What groups are aging or booming with youth , and what do these shapes tell us...
This survey is an estimate of the political balance of power at the time of the survey, not a prediction of the outcome of the upcoming elections. The reliability of a survey depends on its...
This project is about the revival of the ancient Incan Quipu. Quipu is a recording device used by the Incas for collecting and keeping track of data. It consists of cords containing numeric and...
The River of Authors
The River of Authors is an enormous mural celebrating 250 of literary history at the offices of book publisher Hachette UK. Using data from the British Library, it features the names of 5,000...
Resume data visualization and infographic
America’s most common Christmas-related injuries, in charts
Every year, many Americans go to great lengths to get into the Christmas spirit. They carry trees into their homes, climb up onto various objects to hang strings of lights, and spend hours...
NZ Government ICT Spend: Agency on a Page
The New Zealand Government runs an annual benchmarking survey across 25 Government agencies in order to gather information on the cost, efficiency, and effectiveness of ICT delivered by those...
A Modern Herbal
For thousands of years, humans have used plants for medicinal purposes, and we still source drugs from plants today, including breakthrough treatments for cancer, malaria, neurodegenerative...
A new world atlas for a planet in crisis
Coming almost 450 years after the world's first Atlas, this Atlas for the End of the World audits the status of land use and urbanization in the most critically endangered bioregions on Earth. It...
The French who have a garden
Visualization of the proportion of French people who have a garden (60%). Infographic from "The French" collection by Vite Vu Bien Vu
Visualizing Nonlinear Narratives with Story Curves
A nonlinear narrative is a storytelling device that portrays events of a story out of chronological order. Story curves visualize the nonlinear narrative of a movie by showing the order in which...
2017 March Madness predictions
In-game win probabilities and chances of advancing, updating live.